Stamps featuring Native Philippine Orchids V
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of two (2) high denominated definitives featuring some 19th century European old prints of indigenous Philippine orchids.
|Kind of Issue:||Definitive|
|Denomination and Quantities:||P30.00 – – – – – 150,000|
P100.00 – – – – – 150,000
|Date of Issue:||P30.00 – August 21, 2003|
P100.00- August 21,2003
|Sheet Composition:||50 (10 x 5)|
|Size of Stamp:||30mm x 40mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Design Coordinator:||Anton D.A. Claro|
|Layout Artist:||Alfonso V. Divina|
|Graphic Artist:||Edgar P. Patricio|
|Design:||Old prints from the Orchid Album of Robert Wagner and Benjamin Samuel Williams, Paxton’s Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants, and the Botanical Magazine illustrated by Walter Hood Fitch. All the orchid prints were done in the 19th century and some are by John Nugent Fitch, a nephew of Walter Hood Fitch.|
Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting their respective first day of issue at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.